The KTOO News and Public Affairs and Arts and Culture teams won five Goldie awards at the Alaska Broadcaster’s Association banquet on October 18th Anchorage.
Our summer intern Annie Bartholomew, who is the ABA’s 2013 scholarship winner, was there to hand out all of the awards to the winners.
Other CoastAlaska stations won some impressive awards too – the full list is at http://www.alaskabroadcasters.org/goldies/2013.html.
And the KTOO winners are:
Radio Service to Community Division 2
“American Graduate Project”
TV Public Service Announcement Division 2
“When I am an Elder (ANDVSA)”
Lori Grassgreen: Producer
Kelli Burkinshaw: Director/Editor
Skip Gray: Cinematography
Radio News Feature Student Division
“Astronomar: Rising Star Returns to Juneau”
Annie Bartholomew: Student Intern
Radio Uniquely Alaskan Program Division 2
“From Barrow to the Big Cities: The Story Behind Two Orphan Walruses”
Rosemarie Alexander: News Director
TV Uniquely Alaskan Program Division 2
“Alaska’s Marine Highway”
Kelli Burkinshaw: Director Editor
Skip Gray: Cinematographer
Lynne Lott: Writer
Tim Olson: Executive Producer
- The PFD veto of $666 million covered a little more than a fifth of the budget gap.
- The CEO of the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority stepped down on Monday. Jeff Jessee served as CEO for 21 years. According to a press release from the organization, he is transitioning to a new role ahead of his planned retirement in three years.
- The Alaska State Commission for Human Rights is the state’s anti-discrimination agency. In 2011, a legislative audit found that the agency wasn’t doing its job. Five years later, the agency is still trying to move forward.